Domestic and Sexual Abuse
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Where to find help locally.
Help is available in Sefton for women, young people & children experiencing relationship abuse, regardless of age, gender, sexuality or religion at
If you need urgent help, call 999 immediately.
If you are unsure and need advice, please call Sefton Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVA) Team on Phone: 0151 934 5142
Email: IDVA.Team@sefton.gov.uk – please note this is not a secure email address
If you need further information, please take a look at:
- www.swaca.com – domestic abuse support for women, young people and children in Sefton.
- www.merseyside.police.uk/advice-and-protection/crimes-against-people/domestic-abuse – Merseyside Police
- www.counselling-directory.org.uk/domestic-violence – Counselling services directory
Health Sexual Violence Liaison Officer
Independent support worker (not police) who offers support and advice to victims of sexual abuse no matter when the incident occurred.
Faye triages victims/survivors of sexual abuse to ensure they receive the correct support. This can involves support within the criminal justice system process, accessing trauma based counselling, advocating on behalf of the victim with your GP, workplace, education setting etc. This support is victim led and non-judgemental. For more information, please follow this link
Faye Speed Health Sexual Violence Liaison Officer
Tel: 01704 705248 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm